Bridgman, Jabez Delano
Age: 34, credited to Rockingham, VTVITALS
Birth: 06/10/1828, VermontADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
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Jabez D. Bridgman
HON. JABEZ DELANO BRIDGMAN, was born in Grafton, June 10,1828, and was a son of Dr. B. H. Bridgman. He received an academic education, and when 20 years old entered the office of C.I. Walker and George B. Kellogg of Saxton's River, as a law student, and when one year later Walker and Kellogg dissolved partnership, he accompanied Mr. Walker to Bellows Falls, where he completed his studies, and was admitted to the bar in 1851, about that time Mr. Walker accepted a professorship in a Detroit, Mich. law school, and Mr. Bridgman purchased his library and continued his practice. A few years after he was married to Sarah, daughter of William Conant, of Bellows Falls In 1857-58 he represented the town in the Legislature, and was elected Senator in 1880.
He enlisted in the 16th Vt. Volunteers, was chosen adjutant, but served only a few months, when he resigned and returned to his law practice. He died April 7, 1887. His partner, G.A. Western continues his business.
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1891, v:506
Courtesy of Deanna French.